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Cyber Security Professional Certification: from Zero to Hero

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Course Overview

With a high demand for cyber security professionals due to the heightened attacks and vulnerabilities facing organisations today, all organisations need competent cyber security minded personnel who are able to review the security posture of the organisation to build up and test the cyber security “guard rails” or defences. Therefore, this course is designed to answer the demand for persons with no work experience in this area to become a hero to start mastering the security concepts of enforcing confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) Triad that form the basis for development of a cyber-security model. This course establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard from Zero experience to “Hero” status as a professional ready for intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. The course encompasses the CompTIA Security + curriculum ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills.

Programme Goals

The goals of the programme are to:
  • Equip delegates with the pre-requisite technical knowledge to get started in cyber security.
  • Foster delegates’ understanding of cyber security basics, networking basics and weaknesses, the web and common attacks.
  • Foster delegates’ use of the Linux operating system.
  • Provide real world lab access to security tools, network operating systems and ethical hacking or offensive security scenarios to test systems for vulnerabilities.
  • Provide delegates with the curriculum knowledge to pass the CompTIA SY0-601 Security+ exam.
 

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of the programme, delegates will be able to:
  • Identify and distinguish between attacks, threats and vulnerabilities that lead to indicators of compromises to cyber security CIA triad.
  • Effectively implement identity and access management to administer identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless, and end-to-end security.
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design.
  • Install network components.
  • Configure and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organisational security.
  • Conduct organisational security assessment and incident response procedures including basic threat detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls, and basic digital forensics.
  • Summarise and implement risk management best practices and the business impact.

Programme Content

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
    • Pre-Security
    • Network Fundamentals
  • Packets and Frames
  • How The Web Works
    • Linux Fundamentals
    • Windows Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Cyber Risks
    • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
    • Physical Security
    • Networks and Hosts Design and Diagnosis
    • Devices and Infrastructure
    • Identity, Access, and Account Management
    • Cryptography and PKI
    • Wireless Threats
  •   Virtualisation, Cloud Security, and Securing Mobile Devices
    • Securing Data and Applications
    • Security Assessments
    • Incident Response, Forensics, and Recovery
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary School Leaver’s Certificate with computing experience is an asset to this course but not a necessity
  • Computer skills including programming, helpdesk, system administration or networking skills is an asset to this course

Equipment Required

  • Laptop 
  • Specifications of laptop: 
    • Windows 10 or 11 
    • Microsoft Office 
    • 8GB Ram 
    • Web Camera and Microphone 

Must know facts before registering 
  • For those registrants who wish to complete the CompTIA Security + Exam, participants must register separately for the CompTIA Security + Exam
  • It is recommended that participants register for the exam at least three weeks before the course concludes

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who would like to be proficient as a Cyber Security Entry Level Professional. We train you from Zero to Hero!

At a Glance

Course Duration
March 6th- July 7th, 2023

Registration
Open
 
Time
Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays
5:00 - 7:00 pm AST

Modality
Virtual

Certificate Awarded
Professional Development Certificate of Competence

Upon successful completion of examination:
CompTIA Security+ Certification

Cost

  • Early Bird: $2,100 USD (until 31st January 2023)
  • Regular: $2,500.00 USD 
  • Contact us for group and corporate rates
Payment plans are available. Contact us for more information. 


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